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DFSNZ Launches World-first Te Reo Māori Anti-doping Videos

2020 Sep 17

Drug Free Sport New Zealand media release Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori this week by launching a new video resource in te reo Māori, and enjoyed a1Mā…

New Zealand to host Bledisloe Cup in October and ready to attract other international sporting events

2020 Sep 11

The Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson says while it is disappointing the Rugby Championship will not be held in New Zealand, the country will host two Bledisloe Cup games in October and1…

Drug Free Sport New Zealand Asks For More From WADA

2020 Sep 04

Drug Free Sport New Zealand media release Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) Chief Executive Nick Paterson has joined other national anti-doping organisations in calling for the World Anti-Doping…

New chair for Drug Free Sport New Zealand

2020 Aug 27

Timothy Castle has been appointed as the new chair of Drug Free Sport New Zealand, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. A member of the board for five years, Timothy1C…

Sport NZ’s New $68 Million Community Fund Opens Today

2020 Aug 24

Applications open today for Sport NZ’s new fund – Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa – for community-based programmes and projects targeting those tamariki and rangatahi (young people aged 5 to 18) at…

Major investment for indoor sports in Hawke’s Bay

2020 Aug 09

A Government grant of $6.4 million will expand the Pettigrew Arena in Taradale with new indoor courts of national standard. “The project is likely to take 18 months with approximately 300 people…

Government remains committed to Women’s Cricket World Cup

2020 Aug 08

The Government has re-affirmed its commitment to supporting the hosting of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, which the ICC has delayed from 2021 to 2022. “This is obviously a disappointing de…

New high performance sports hub for Upper Hutt

2020 Aug 06

The Government is providing up to $30 million to help fund the NZ Campus of Innovation and Sport in Upper Hutt - an investment that will create 244 jobs. “The sports hub is designed to be a1worl…

$10m sport recovery fund open for applications

2020 Aug 03

The second round of the Community Resilience Fund is now open for applications for sport and recreation organisations experiencing financial hardship between 1 July and 30 September 2020. “The f…

Fund helps Kiwi Kids with disabilities into sport

2020 Jul 20

Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has awarded grants to 59 individuals and organisations to increase the participation of young people in Para sport.  The focus of the Minister’s1$4…

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